Asia Society Texas Center's Bank of America Women's Leadership Series concluded its fifth year with a webcast program highlighting uplifting stories of women in the food industry responding to the coronavirus pandemic.
Caitlin Welsh, director of the Global Food Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, discussed how the coronavirus pandemic has affected food supply chains and strategies to address risks of food insecurity.
Dr. Marc Boom, president and CEO of Houston Methodist, joined Dr. Ali Khan, Dean of the College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and former senior director at the CDC, to discuss the risks of a second wave.
In conversation with Texas State Representative Gene Wu, Foster LLP chairman Charles Foster examined the myriad roles immigrants play in the U.S.'s economy and the many ways they are affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
In conversation with Eddie Allen, BP's Chief U.S. Economist Michael Cohen explained how the coronavirus pandemic has affected global oil markets in the short term and how it may impact investor and industry behavior in the future
Russell Jeung, chair and professor of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University, spoke on the increasing number of racialized incidents, in correlation with the COVID-19 pandemic, directed toward Asians and Asian Americans.